Lot 192
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c - PATEK PHILIPPE, 1938, NO.828.712, REF.570; A RARE AND FINE OVER-SIZED STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH THREE TONE DIAL AND BREGUET NUMERALS

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Description

damascened nickel lever movement with wolf's tooth winding, mono-metallic compensation balance, precision regulator, three-tone silvered dial the outer chapter ring with applied Breguet numerals, the second toned centre separated by a mirror finished ring, large circular steel case, flat polished bezel, case, dial and movement signed, accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

Catalogue Note


CATALOGUE NOTE

The accompanying Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirms that this wristwatch was manufactured in 1938 and sold on 6th January 1939.

The stunning three tone dial of the present watch is divided into 4 parts: the minute track at the edge of the dial is set in one silvered tone matching that of the dial centre; next the chapter ring is satin silvered finished; finally a mirrored ring divides the centre of the dial from the chapter ring. An archive image of a similar wristwatch is illustrated in Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 2nd Ed., p.169, pl.261.

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